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How Many People See Your Tweets? Twitter Opens Its Nifty Analytics Dashboard To Everyone

techcrunch.com — Back in July, Twitter launched a really nifty analytics dashboard. A bit like Google Analytics for tweets, it allows you to gauge the performance of each and every tweet you sent. How many people saw it? How many of those actually clicked your links?
Aug 28, 2014

This is cool RT @gussilber: for social data-junkies: Twitter now lets everyone analyse & measure their Twittability. tcrn.ch/1AWUmAa

Aug 27, 2014

How Many People See Your Tweets? Twitter Opens Its Nifty Analytics Dashboard To Everyone flip.it/xWTUR

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Enevo’s Waste Bins Sensors Attract $8M Funding From Earlybird And Draper Associates

techcrunch.com — You've heard of the Internet of Things. Well how about the Internet of Shit? Enevo is a startup which has created a 'sensor-based' waste collection system to track... yes, you get the idea. It's today announced $8 million of funding from Earlybird, Lifeline Ventures, Finnish Industry Investment, Draper Associates and Risto Siilasmaa, among others.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @swolfftweets: "You’ve heard of the Internet of Things. Well how about the Internet of Shit?" Nice one by @mikebutcher: tcrn.ch/1teDHqV @enevo

Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer’s Patients

techcrunch.com — Ybrain, a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer's patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Stonebridge Capital, bringing its total raised so far to $4.2 million. Co-founder Seungyeon Kim told TechCrunch that the money will be used for clinical trials and the manufacturing of its wearable devices.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer's Patients tcrn.ch/YXVzK0 by @catherineshu

Aug 28, 2014

Tech Crunch: Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer’s Patients owl.li/2MxLxV

Q&A Startup Quora Unifies Its Design Across Devices And Launches An iPad App

techcrunch.com — Quora wants to be the place where people share their knowledge with the world, and that means being on all the devices that people around the world use. To date, that's meant the web, mobile web, and some native apps for iPhone and Android.
Aug 28, 2014

Q&A Startup Quora Unifies Its Design Across Devices And Launches An iPad App techcrunch.com/2014/08/28/quo…

Kobe Bryant Reads TechCrunch

techcrunch.com — This month's issue of Sports Illustrated is notable because it includes a long form feature by Chris Ballard on Kobe Bryant's return to the game this fall. The story is worth reading for its espousing of the growth mindset and its undercurrent theme of "hard work will set you free," whether you are a basketball fan or not.

Y Combinator | Incubated

techcrunch.com — Ryan Lawler talks to the people behind Y Combinator about their hugely successful startup incubator. on the Incubatedshow from TechCrunch TV

LendingClub Files For $500M IPO

techcrunch.com — LendingClub, a company that provides an online loan marketplace, has filed an S-1 document to raise up to $500 million in its initial public offering. The San Francisco-based LendingClub, as with many technology companies currently seeking the public markets, has quickly growing revenues but isn't profitable.

Disney Files Patents To Use Drones In Park Shows

techcrunch.com — If Disney isn't already the most magical place on earth, it soon will be. The mega-amusement park has filed three patents to use drones within the park, first spotted by MarketWatch. Within the patents, Disney lists a few different use cases for the drones.

Amazon Promotes Its Student Program With 50 College Scholarships

techcrunch.com — Amazon announced this morning that it will be offering 50 full-time, undergraduate students with a college scholarship that includes $5,000 toward their tuition as well as an additional $500 to spend on textbooks at Amazon. The scholarships, which will be merit-based, will be distributed in time for fall semester 2015.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Amazon announced that it will be offering 50 full-time, undergraduate students with a college scholarship tcrn.ch/1phcy4I

Aug 27, 2014

I'll say! "The announcement is not a purely philanthropic endeavor on Amazon’s part." techcrunch.com/2014/08/27/ama…

Aug 27, 2014

Amazon Promotes Its Student Program With 50 College Scholarships: ift.tt/1pha3zB

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Online Now Lets Developers Add Unlimited Stakeholders For Free

techcrunch.com — Microsoft says it now has over 1.5 million users on Visual Studio Online, its hosted application lifecycle management service. Today, it is launching a new (and free) license for the service that makes it easier for developers to add extra stakeholders to a project who don't need full access to the code but need to keep up to date with a project.
Aug 27, 2014

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Online Now Lets Developers Add Unlimited Stakeholders For Free tcrn.ch/1sEVBin

Hardware Crowdfunding: Where The Venture Dollars Flow

techcrunch.com — Editor's note: Matt Witheiler is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners . You can follow him on his blog . $211,290. That was the magic number that the data suggested was the "success" threshold in hardware crowdfunding. The analysis also showed that people love 3D printers and that almost half the crowdfunded dollars went to 37 companies.
Aug 27, 2014

Tech Crunch: Hardware Crowdfunding: Where The Venture Dollars Flow owl.li/2Mx2Q8

3D-Printed ‘Bump Key’ Can Open Almost Any Lock

techcrunch.com — Bump keys are primitive tools used by locksmiths (and HAXoRZ) to knock open simple locks. Until now, many locks were secure simply because they were too complex to be bumped and, as a result, you had a bit of security by obscurity. That's all changing.
Aug 27, 2014

"The pair don’t want us to break into secure military installations with their tool." tcrn.ch/1qLhOt4

Pluralsight Raises $135 Million At A Valuation Approaching $1 Billion

techcrunch.com — The online technology training service Pluralsight has raised a whopping $135 million in new financing as it looks to consolidate its position as a major player in personal and professional continuing information technology education. "We believe in the vision we have of democratizing professional education," says Pluralsight chief executive Aaron Skonnard, and apparently the company's investors do too.
Aug 27, 2014

Pluralsight Raises $135 Million At A Valuation Approaching $1 Billion tcrn.ch/1vQqlz6

Aug 27, 2014

Pluralsight Raises $135 Million At A Valuation Approaching $1 Billion techcrunch.com/2014/08/27/plu… via @techcrunch